NGO Letter to Biden Administration on Urgent Action on Migrant Protections Protocol

July 20, 2022 TO: Hon. Joseph R. Biden, Jr. President of the United States Hon. Kamala D. Harris Vice President of the United States CC: Hon. Merrick B. Garland Attorney General Hon. Alejandro Mayorkas Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Hon. Antony Blinken Secretary of the Department of State Re: Immediate Actions that [...]

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Supports Supreme Court Decision on MPP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2022  Government Accountability Project Supports Supreme Court Decision on MPP  WASHINGTON – Today, the Supreme Court held that the law does not require the Biden administration to continue the so-called Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), or the “Remain in Mexico” policy. This long-awaited decision ends the illegal and dangerous assault on asylum [...]

2022-06-30T15:13:12-04:00June 30th, 2022|ICE Detention, Immigration, MPP, Press, SCOTUS|

Joint Letter Responding to RMX 2.0 and Title 42 Continuation

December 17, 2021 The Honorable Joseph R. Biden Jr. President of the United States The Honorable Kamala D. Harris Vice President of the United States Cc: The Honorable Alejandro Mayorkas, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security The Honorable Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State The Honorable Merrick B. Garland, Attorney General of the [...]

2021-12-20T12:40:15-05:00December 17th, 2021|Family Detention, ICE Detention, Immigration, Letter, MPP|

Legal Service Providers Refuse to Be Complicit in the Biden Administration’s Restart of the Remain in Mexico Policy

The Honorable Joseph R. Biden President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, D.C. 20500 The Honorable Kamala D. Harris Vice President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, D.C. 20500 The Honorable Alejandro Mayorkas Secretary U.S. Department of Homeland Security 3801 Nebraska Avenue NW Washington, D.C. 20016 The Honorable Merrick B. [...]

2021-10-19T16:43:47-04:00October 19th, 2021|Immigration, Letter, MPP|

Sign On Re: DHS Measures the Threaten Safety and Family Unity of Immigrant Children

June 16, 2020 Chad Wolf Acting Secretary Department of Homeland Security 301 7th Street, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20528 Re: Recent DHS Measures That Threaten the Safety and Family Unity of Vulnerable Immigrant Children Dear Acting Secretary Wolf: The undersigned 122 organizations strongly oppose recent Department of Homeland Security (DHS) measures that threaten the safety and [...]

Press Release: Giraffe Heroes Project Awards Two Immigration Whistleblowers for Compassionate Risk-taking 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  June 17, 2020  Giraffe Heroes Project Awards Two Immigration Whistleblowers for   Compassionate Risk-taking  Government Accountability Project Clients Among Awardees  WASHINGTON – Last week, the Giraffe Heroes Project announced the recipients of its “Giraffe Heroes” award, an annual award given to individuals who demonstrated compassionate risk-taking. Two of this year’s awardees are Government Accountability Project clients [...]

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Commends Appeals Decision on “Remain in Mexico” Policy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2020  Government Accountability Project Commends Appeals Decision on “Remain in Mexico” Policy U.S. Court of Appeals Halts Dangerous Immigration Policy  WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit blocked the Trump administration’s “Migrant Protection Protocols,” (MPP) also known as the “Remain in Mexico” policy. The policy [...]

2020-02-28T20:40:08-05:00February 28th, 2020|Immigration, MPP, Press, Press release, Whistleblower Rights|

Sign-On: Congress Must Establish an Independent Immigration Court

United States House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Re: Congress Must Establish an Independent Immigration Court Dear Member of Congress: We, the undersigned international, national, state, and local immigration, civil rights, faith-based, government accountability, and labor organizations respectfully call on Congress to establish an immigration court system that is [...]

2020-06-08T16:11:26-04:00February 20th, 2020|Immigration, Letter, MPP|

NYTimes: Abolish Immigration Prisons

Note: this op-ed, featuring our clients' disclosures, was originally published here.  Abolish Immigration Prisons We should shut down these institutions, end the suffering they cause and redirect the money. Near Denver, migrants are locked inside a prison tucked into an industrial quarter. To the southwest, in the vast space between Phoenix and Tucson, they are [...]

2021-11-22T12:15:14-05:00December 2nd, 2019|Immigration, In The News, MPP, Top Tier Outlet|

Press Release: USCIS Union and Government Accountability Project Respond to USCIS Management’s Attempts to Intimidate Whistleblowers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 26, 2019 Contact: Andrew Harman Communications Director Government Accountability Project andrewh@whistleblower.org USCIS Union and Government Accountability Project Respond to USCIS Management’s Attempts to Intimidate Whistleblowers Recent publicly reported actions by USCIS management effectively and illegally stifle guaranteed whistleblower rights, say union, whistleblower protection organization WASHINGTON – American Federation of Government Employees [...]

2019-11-26T21:52:52-05:00November 26th, 2019|Immigration, MPP, Press, Press release|